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Watch the new trailer for Dare!

Buy Dare Dare is an inspiring, empowering poem that shows children the importance of just being yourself. It’s written in charming rhymes by Lorna Gutierrez, and illustrated in a fun, energetic style by artist Polly Noakes. The diverse cast of characters have fun singing and dancing, breaking stereotypes, making friends and learning to be the best person they can be. Watch the brand new trailer! Hoorah! Dare is a Books For Topics book of the month! Read…

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Readers will want to meet Thinker and Jace! – Librarian’s Quest

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Book blog Librarian’s Quest featured Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me as one of their top two ‘woof-tastic’ poetry collections! Their other choice was Bark in the Park!: Poems for Dog Lovers. Read their fab review below! All you have to do is gaze upon the face of a dog and know there is much more to them than meets the eye.  Science tells us of their extra special…

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It feels natural to draw children from different ethnic backgrounds – Polly Noakes

An interview with the illustrator of Dare Buy Dare We interviewed Polly Noakes, the fantastic illustrator of our new poetry book Dare! It was great to speak to this amazing artist about the meaning of the book, the inspiration behind it and the process of illustrating. Dare, written by Lorna Gutierrez, is a poetic picture book that encourages children to dare to be themselves. What does the message of the book mean to you? For…

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Discover Thinker: an interview with Eloise Greenfield

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Brilliant poet Eloise Greenfield was interviewed by children’s book magazine The Horn Book about her collection Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. Thinker is published in the US by Sourcebooks. A boy and his dog reveal how they feel about each other and the world in Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. Photo: Kamaria Greenfield. 1. Is there a dog in your life? I’ve never had a dog of my own, but two…

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Thinker shows kids that being yourself is the best bet! – Publishers Weekly

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Publishers Weekly have written a lovely, thoughtful review of Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. Thinker is published in the US by Sourcebooks. Read the review below. In a poetic narrative first published in the U.K., a boy’s dog is much more than a friendly pooch—like his owner, Jace, he’s a poet: “They named me Thinker, and I knew/ this was the place to be.” Jace and Thinker communicate in…

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